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Saiga Conservation: Setting the Roadmap for the Years to Come

Tashkent / Bonn, 26 October 2015 – The Third Meeting of the Signatories to the Memorandum of Understanding concerning Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Use of the Saiga Antelope (Saiga MOU) and Technical Workshop for saiga antelope experts is taking place this week from 26 to 29 October 2015 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan with representatives of governments, UN agencies, NGOs and academia in attendance.

26 October 2015

CMS Family Joins UN Day Celebrations in Bonn

26 October 2015 - The CMS Family Secretariats joined other UN Bonn-based agencies and international organizations to celebrate the annual UN Day this weekend.

25 October 2015

CMS Capacity-Building Strategy to Reach out to South-East Asia

The CMS Secretariat, together with the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity and the UNEP Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (UNEP/ROAP), is preparing the first regional capacity building workshop for Non-Parties in South-East Asia

24 October 2015

South Africa Celebrates World Migratory Bird Day

Bonn, 23 October 2015 - South Africa held its first official celebration of World Migratory Bird Day on October 15, 2015. The event was led by the Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs.

23 October 2015

Snow leopards face 'new climate change threat'

Warmer temperatures are threatening to shrink the habitat of the snow leopard and weaken their struggle against extinction, a report says.

23 October 2015

Capacity-building Workshop on Bycatch Held in Oman

A capacity building workshop to support the implementation of the Regional Observer Scheme of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) was organized by the IOTC Secretar

23 October 2015

Outcomes of the 44th CMS Standing Committee Meeting

Bonn, 21 October 2015 - The 44th Meeting of the CMS Standing Committee (StC) took place on October 14-15, 2015 in Bonn, Germany. It was chaired by Øystein Størkersen of Norway.

21 October 2015

Pilot Study on Giant Manta Ray Populations Launched

Bonn, 19 October 2015 - CMS is launching a pilot study on the connectivity between Giant Manta Ray populations in the Galapagos and coastal Ecuador and Peru in cooperation with the Manta Trust and

19 October 2015

CMS 44th Standing Committee: Scientific Council and Synergies in Focus

Bonn, 14 October 2015 - The 44th Meeting of the CMS Standing Committee (StC) will be held 14-15 October 2015 at the United Nations Premises in Bonn, Germany.

14 October 2015

Regional IOSEA Marine Turtle Meeting Held in Male

Upon the initiative and invitation of the Government of the Maldives, the five IOSEA Signatory States of the Northern Indian Ocean region (Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Paki

13 October 2015